valleyboy

San Francisco, CA

Personal Website: findingjupiter.com

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles (hence the username), I'm mostly interested in music memorabilia: guitars, posters, and a little vinyl. My Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles (hence the username), I'm mostly interested in music memorabilia: guitars, posters, and a little vinyl. My dad has a bunch of great music stuff (a little or a lot of everything), plus some neat campaign buttons from the '50s and '60s---if only I could get him to post them! That would, of course, require him to use a digital camera AND a computer. :P (Read more)

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Gary Leonard Photograph, "Hollywood Boulevard" (1973) - Photographsin Photographs
Vintage Chrysler Ad (1956) - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
"Nervous City Street Scene" by Red Grooms (1970) - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Vintage Concert Posters, Part 3 of 3 - Musicin Music
Vintage Concert Posters, Part 2 of 3 - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Vintage Concert Posters, Part 1 of 3 - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Vintage Vox Catalogs - Guitarsin Guitars
Vintage Epiphone Guitar Catalog - Guitarsin Guitars
Vintage Gibson Guitar Catalog, Part 3 of 3 - Guitarsin Guitars
Vintage Gibson Guitar Catalog, Part 2 of 3 - Guitarsin Guitars

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  1. glad you like it! i actually bought mine over several years at all the concerts i went to... you might wanna try an online merch store, like http://rockmerchuniverse.com or something like that. good l...
  2. whoa cool, thanks for all the info. i'll pass it along!
  3. had no clue the white stripes one was worth anything. thanks!
  4. indeed it is. a post about that is coming soon!
  5. that's a beautiful instrument, and it looks like it's in really great condition. awesome!
  6. these pieces are beautiful---thanks for the photos and the equally lovely description. always amazing to see a unique piece of art
  7. i'm not an expert, but that looks quite green---could be depression era, or maybe something in the more recent era (post-1958)
  8. what color is it in natural light? if it's green (rather than yellow or yellow-green), then it's probably from the depression era, when lots of glass companies added iron oxide to the glass to make it...
  9. very cool. i imagine they wouldn't survive long if you actually played them...
  10. very cool! so these are paper souvenir imitations of records? or were these designed to actually be played?
  11. try this site, one of the hall of fames: Historic Bottle Website (http://www.sha.org/bottle/) that might get you started
  12. that's a great piece of history! leo fender had to abide by a ten-year (i think) "no compete" rule after he sold fender to CBS in the mid-60s. after the ten years were up he started making the music m...
  13. thanks for all the jazz. love it!
  14. that bo diddley guitar is so iconic---would love to get my hands on one of those some day
  15. black moses = best album title ever
  16. I believe the L.I. stands for "Long Island," since Woodhaven is in New York. Can't say I know anything about the games, though...
  17. may i ask what the book was? :P
  18. cool, thanks for the info!
  19. @Savoychina1: i love the record wall! do you have any more you could share with us?
  20. this is awesome! glad you found a musician you can really connect to. all hail the duke :-)
  21. what good luck!
  22. my initial thought, too...
  23. could we see a picture of the back?
  24. It's been great seeing your collection come up over the past several days. I think most collectors think of classic rock before classical when it comes to vinyl, so I'm especially fascinated by your r...
  25. super cool! do you know what year/decade it's from?
  26. if i had to guess, i would say look into Ives trains, since they were one of the only brands making trains that early. it also looks like cast iron, which would be consistent with that, but it's reall...
  27. you have a great piece of history here---few people know the ukulele's portuguese origins. fantastic stuff!
  28. love all three, but that national is a really beautiful instrument, in great condition. those tricones are so fantastic and innovative.
  29. CollectorsWeekly actually has a page for Weller--check it out here: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/art-pottery/weller The eBay links on the right side of the page might give you an idea of the valu...
  30. love it. keep it coming!
  31. wow, it's like victorian meets sequins and hot pants!
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